From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Uba Sani has promised to mobilise resources to fix dilapidated structures at Kaduna Polytechnic .
He gave the assertion during the Kadpoly Alumni General Meeting held in Kaduna yesterday.
The lawmaker , who is a member of the Alumni Association also said its high time members of the alumni association rose up the challenges of underdevelopment facing the institution.
Speaking on the theme : Prospects and Challenges of Alumni Association :A case study of Kaduna Polytechnic Alumni Association, Senator Uba Sani challenged the Alumni members to support the efforts of the current Rector to upgrade and develop the institution.
He however ,decried the dilapidated nature of structure in the polytechnic which calls for urgent and proactive approach.
According to him , all members of the Alumni Association must come together to salvage the institution and restore its lost glory.
He hinted that efforts was on at the national level to ensure conversion of the Kaduna polytechnic to a university to adequately face the current challenges of science and technology.
“As part of my support to educational development, I am currently sponsoring about one hundred students in the college of forestry Kaduna and will continue to do so,” he stated .
In his remark, the Rector Kaduna Polytechnic, Professor Idris Bugaje extolled the virtues of the Alumni members of the institution for their unmeasurable contribution to the growth and development of the school in all ramifications.